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B. 1893 D. 1918
My subject is War and the pity of War. The Poetry is in the pity. Wilfred Owen
...the popular music of Jamaica, the music of the people, is an essentially experiential music... the music reflects the historical experience. - Linton Kwesi Johnson
B. 1926 D. 1997
I'm a stenographer of my mind. I write down what passes through it, not what goes on around me. I'm a poet. - Allen Ginsberg
...in a good poem the poet disappears. That's what the struggle with language is all about. The point is that in the finished poem you don't lay yourself bare. You create a strongbox of words. - Vicki Feaver